J.J. (George Segal) is a former hairdresser turned heroin addict trying to satisfy his $100 per day habit and deal with the New York City drug culture. In order to get by, he turns narc and starts ratting on his friends. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Drama, Comedy, George Segal, Robert De Niro
An adaptation of Bedřich Smetana's opera The Bartered Bride. Set in 19th century Bohemia, the matchmaker Kezal wants to bring the mayor's daughter Marie and the rich landowner's son Wenzel together. Both of them, however, have already fallen in love with someone else. The endearing characters, a whimsical storyline and quiet humor combine with catchy tunes, a pastoral setting and fluid camera work. A last hurrah in the wanning days of Weimar cinema, by non-other than Max Ophüls. One of the... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: The bartered bride, Ophüls, German, Musical, 1930s, Smetana
After the holidays, Caussat and Bruel are going back to the boarding school, where their life is sad, dull, as all prisoner's ones. But there is plot setting up for a revolt... Wikipedia page IMDB page ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Jean Vigo, French, Anarchy, School, Boarding School, 1930's, 30's, free school
Richard Basehart becomes the target of an intense manhunt. You'll find that this copy is sharper than the version that was already here at the Archive. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Richard Basehart, Whit Bissell, Jack Webb, noir, film noir
"Joe/Narcissus (Jack Bittner) is an ordinary man who has recently signed a complicated lease on a room. As he wonders how to pay the rent, he discovers that he can see the contents of his mind unfolding whilst looking into his eyes in the mirror. He realises that he can apply his gift to others ("If you can look inside yourself, you can look inside anyone!"), and sets up a business in his room, selling tailor-made dreams to a variety of frustrated and neurotic clients."... ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Surrealist, Hans Richter, Max Ernst, Fernand Léger, Man Ray, Venice Film Festival, Experimental,...